I've heard many inspirational speakers over the years but recently I heard the testimony of a man who challenged my heart, mind, and soul. The setting was the "Wild Beast Feast" (a weekend fellowship and training for Christian men) sponsored by the Friendship Baptist Church of Owasso. The speaker was Clay Dyer, who is a professional fisherman and Christian speaker. Now what's so special about hearing the testimony of a professional fisherman? This professional fisherman was born without legs, and with only one (partial) arm. Still, with all of these limitations he has managed to accomplish many great and wonderful things....
Recently a friend of mine, Karen "Girl" Friday, shared a post on linked-in which included a picture of a cross and this prayer, "Lord, place the cross and the blood of Jesus between me and the enemy, and between me and difficult people and circumstances. There's nothing your redemptive blood doesn't cover. And there's nothing it can't redeem. In Jesus Name. Amen." Her post reminded me of an experience I had many years ago, and of my own Reconciliation Cross....
Dr. Allen Schneider is a United Methodist pastor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist presently serving the Sapulpa and greater Tulsa communities.